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Interviewing from the Company Perspective

Interviewing from the Company Perspective

I spoke with Lori Day, the Senior Vice President, Chief Customer Operations Officer at EverBank/TIAA, and I got answers from the other side of the interview table. With her 25 years of experience in the financial services industry as a leader and a hiring manager, she has sat through countless interviews focusing on not only hiring, but retaining resources.
Tuesday, June 19, 2018/Author: Pete Langlois/Number of views (201)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Important Skills for a Future CFO

Important Skills for a Future CFO

A company’s traditional executive board is made up of 4 major C-level members – Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operations Officer, Chief Marketing Officer and Chief Financial Officer. Each of these managerial positions focus on different parts of the business, however, in order for an organization to be successful, all parties must align and participate in each other’s job function. For many, many years, a CFO’s sole priority has remained holding responsibility for the company’s financial state and accurately forecasting numbers based on historical data. While this continues to be top priority, the CFO must also be involved in the growth strategy of the organization, as well as the plan on how to keep the business sustainable. For future CFO’s or current financial officers looking to expand their experience, here are 3 important skills to obtain.
Tuesday, June 12, 2018/Author: Moe Harrison /Number of views (358)/Comments (1)/ Article rating: 5.0
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How to Make a New Team Member Feel Welcomed

How to Make a New Team Member Feel Welcomed

As exciting as the first day of a new job can be, it is never fun to feel like the newbie and not yet a part of the office culture. So, as a veteran at the company, when a new employee joins the team, you’ll want to make them feel welcomed and at ease in their new environment. To avoid both parties feeling uncomfortable as they are getting to know each other, here are 3 ways to make a new co-worker feel at home in your now shared workspace.
Tuesday, May 08, 2018/Author: Laurie Knafo/Number of views (1047)/Comments (4)/ Article rating: 4.0
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3 Questions to Ask on a Phone Interview

3 Questions to Ask on a Phone Interview

Phone interviews are often the first step of the interviewing process, as well as your chance to make a memorable first impression. Often time people take phone interviews a bit less seriously, therefore coming to the call unprepared. Tips commonly include printing your resume as if you were in person, sitting at a table to ensure your voice sound clear and projects, and smile even though no one can see you. While this is all great advice, you should also consider bringing questions to the table to, not only to display your interest in the conversation, but also to challenge your interviewer, showing them that you did your research. Here are 3 questions to ask on your next phone interview.

Tuesday, April 03, 2018/Author: Laurie Knafo/Number of views (2349)/Comments (3)/ Article rating: 4.2
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5 Ways to Overcome Job Burnout

5 Ways to Overcome Job Burnout

Career burnout? Unfortunately, many of us have been there. This condition can be triggered by various factors, such as stretched bandwidth, the feeling of being unappreciated, and being apart of a toxic team / work environment. Not only do you start to feel perpetually exhausted and overwhelmed, both at the office and in your personal life, but you will also see the actual work you are producing to be unimpressive and lesser in value due to lack of motivation. The longer you continue on this path, the stronger you will see these negative side effects set in, likely making you more miserable at your job than even the days before. The idea of job burnout was acknowledged decades ago, however, it has proven to be much more prevalent in the recent years. Because millennials are working at a much faster rate to obtain senior titles and become visionaries in their industries, it is predicted that burnout rates will be higher in the foreseeable future – In order to lower this statistic, here are 5 tactics to hopefully lessen the chance of this happening to you:
Wednesday, March 07, 2018/Author: Laurie Knafo/Number of views (2043)/Comments (2)/ Article rating: 5.0
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